Butler County Times Gazette
  • OBITUARY - Richard L. Wyss, Sr.

  • Richard L. Wyss, Sr., 85, of Florence, passed away Aug. 16, 2012, at Salem Home, Hillsboro.
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  • Richard L. Wyss, Sr., 85, of Florence, passed away Aug. 16, 2012, at Salem Home, Hillsboro. He was born Nov. 22, 1926, in DeGraff, the son of Walter and Lena (Matthyer) Wyss. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, and was retired from farming and custom hay hauling. On Sept. 22, 1946, he was married to Lucille Phillips. He was preceded in death by all his siblings: Ida Criger, Matilda Abrams, Martha Frost, Betty Bowers, and Robert, Bill and Johnnie Wyss. He is survived by his wife, Lucille; his children, daughter Sandra (Terry) Rogers of Garden City and sons Richard (Darla) of Newton, Marvin (Paula) of Marion and Jeff (Lynda) of Florence; sister-in-law, Hazel of Onaga; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation with family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Zeiner Funeral Home, Florence. Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Florence United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Ebenezer Cemetery, Burns. Memorial fund established for Florence United Methodist Church, in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.
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